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and remove them away. the big pyramid is for kufu and his son. >> so this is all a family affair? >> yes, exactly. you will also see tombs of the queens and to the east, the children and the nobles. to the west, the officials who helped to build. all of this is the soul of the community. they will all in join their life in paradise with the king. the question of immortality bill to egypt. >> what blows you away? >> i have lived in this house. what is amazing about this place, when i come here every day, i see the pyramids are different from yesterday. that is the magic of the pyramids. >> how has the spinks weathered the last 4500 years? >> the sphinx suffered a lot. some of the problems came about because of bad restoration. more than water, timidity, heat. people would use cement to repair it. cement can eat into the stone. in 1998, the sphinx lost its right shoulder, one year after it came from the states. it was like a red flag to everyone. i spent 10 years restoring the sphinx, taking out the cement, putting in stone. i can say that the sphinx is safe, but it is the oldest sixth per
. it is a gate that opened to the east where we had a very big port. that is why -- is made of limestone and as you can see, it is monumental. it has a huge arched on top and if you look up closely, you will see an arabic inscription which reflects the much later time when the city was under the ottomans. >> to learn more about cyprus, we talked to the presidential commissioner. >> independence in 1960 for cyprus from the british. did both turkey and greece have their eyes on cyprus as a prize? >> greece, turkey and britain became what is the tree obligation of the republic of cyprus. this is a treaty of guarantee. the republic was in alliance with greece and turkey through a formal treaty of alliance that permitted both to have armed forces from the island. the british already secured a their interests by obtaining the sovereign base areas at the time of independence. other countries had a historical connection will with cyprus. because 82% was greek, that -- turkey embarked on the shape of the ottoman empire and was here for 300 years. of course, they had a 18% of the population identi
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